There were 774 total incidents and crimes for January 2005 to June 2005. Note that totals do not sum as more than one child, from different age groups, may be present.
Source: New Zealand Police records of incidents and crimes attended and reported
Note: Information current as at 13 August 2005
It is estimated that between 21% and 31% of female patients have injuries caused by domestic violence. Bay of Plenty hospitals are working on ways to better identify patients who are victims of domestic violence, and to trace any increases.
The impact of family violence is also seen in Child, Youth and Family Services (CYF) statistics. In the year ending 30 June 2004, the CYF